Healthy 16-Year-Old Dies From Drinking Too Much Caffeine

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.16.2017 | Canada Parents

The teen collapsed and died at school.

Caffeine May Be A Lot Healthier For Us Than We Thought

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 01.17.2017 | Canada Living

"That something many people drink — and actually like to drink — might have a direct benefit came as a surprise to us."

Tea And Pregnancy: A Dangerous Mix

Ettore Corsi | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada Parents
Ettore Corsi

Women should avoid green, oolong, and black tea if they are pregnant, or trying to become pregnant, because of tea's effects on folate levels, and the potentially dangerous effects of caffeine found in tea.

Control Your Coffee Addiction With 8 Simple Steps

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

Like most things in life, moderation is the key, and while caffeine itself might not be inherently bad, the frequency, amount and the dependencies people have to it can be cause for concern. There's always a catch isn't there? While you might think that your cup of joe in the morning is your only exposure to caffeine, think again.

Coffee Can Do A Body Good After Drinking Booze

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.25.2016 | Canada Living

We suddenly have a new appreciation for Irish coffees.

Stop Drinking Coffee After Dinner, People

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.18.2015 | Canada Living

Drinking coffee before bedtime disrupts the body's internal clock, making it harder to get to sleep on time and more challenging to wake up in the mor...

You Can Inhale Your Caffeine Now Thanks To Vancouver Company

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The vaporizer tastes and smells like a fruity energy drink.

Want To Prevent Alzheimer's? Drink More Caffeine

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada Living

French and German researchers on Wednesday said they had found evidence in the lab to back theories that drinking caffeine has a preventive effect on ...

Hey Canada! How Do You Take Your Coffee?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.02.2013 | Canada Living

There aren't many rituals that unite working Canadians like the morning cup of coffee (sorry tea drinkers). You might work in an office in a big city,...

Sprayable Energy: Would You Try It?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 08.27.2013 | Canada Living

No time for a coffee break? Spray on some caffeine, thanks to a new product called Sprayable Energy that claims to be the world's first caffeine-based...

6 Ways To Step Out Of Your Coffee Comfort Zone

Posted 02.20.2013 | Canada Living

A fresh cup of coffee in the morning is a must-have for many of us, but drinking the same old cup of java day in and day out can get a wee bit boring ...

One Death Isn't Reason Enough to Ban Energy Drinks

Steve Lafleur | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada
Steve Lafleur

A Maryland couple is suing a beverages maker after their 14-year-old daughter died of a heart attack after consuming two 24-ounce Monster beverages over a 24-hour period. But there is little reason to believe that a regulatory crackdown on energy drinks would bring meaningful public health benefits. To put it crudely, one child dying from caffeine toxicity is not an epidemic. By contrast, roughly 700 children drown annually in the United States, mostly in swimming pools. But no one would want to live in a country where kids aren't allowed near swimming pools. The real take away from this story is that despite the fact that we live at the safest time in human history, risk cannot be eliminated entirely.

Quick Study: 10 Ways Too Much Caffeine Affects Your Child

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada Living

Parents, if you're worried about children eating too much sugar — you can go ahead and add caffeine to the list as well. No, we're not talking a...

SavvyMom Roundup: Back To School Tips, Glam Grocery Stores And Yummy Caffeine Bars

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

I'm scrambling to make my deadline on this post because it's already been a busy week full of useful tidbits for parents preparing their kids for back to school routines; trips to Longo's newest store in Toronto; testing out the bar-formm love child of coffee and chocolate and a sneak peeks of a Canadian app designed for new mommies and their babies.

Which Profession Drinks The Most Coffee? (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.16.2012 | Canada Living

There's a morning routine for many of us who work regular shifts: Wake up. Fumble through shower and getting dressed. Make coffee. Breathe sigh of rel...

Stressed?! Maybe You're Eating Too Much of These

Margaret Reffell | Posted 09.17.2012 | Canada Living
Margaret Reffell

You've all heard "you are what you eat" before, right? Well we now know that that is true on a more fundamental level than you ever could have imagined. So, is it possible that the foods we eat can be changing this chemical and physical make-up to actually create feelings of stress and anxiety? Absolutely! Check out the top five foods that can affect your brain chemistry and cause stress and anxiety.

Inhalable Caffeine: Fast Fix Has Risks

CP | Rodrique Ngowi, The Associated Press | Posted 04.09.2012 | Canada Living

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Move over, coffee and Red Bull. A Harvard professor thinks the next big thing will be people inhaling their caffeine from a lipstic...

New Energy Drinks Rules -- Are They Enough?

CP | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Living

The federal government has introduced rules to limit the amount of caffeine allowed in so-called energy drinks such as Red Bull and Monster. But th...

Is Tea the New Coffee?

Beverley Golden | Posted 10.31.2011 | Canada Living
Beverley Golden

In many ways, tea is the direct opposite of coffee. Coffee is often linked to hectic schedules and energy rushes in the midst of stress-filled days. Tea is associated with comfort, slowing down the pace and with tradition and ritual. Coffee stimulates. Tea calms.